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In The Politics of Prudence, Russell Kirk, the great thinker of the modern conservative movement, extra emphasis on the word ‘thinker’ outlines a list of suggestions for the young men and women of the rising generation how they might renew American politics and society.

Libertarians have bought into the ruinous ideas of J. Yusuke rated it it was amazing Mar 05, Rico McCahon rated it really liked it Feb 11, Of course, being a conservative means prydncia you love America, you value freedom and liberty, you are against the government, unless it’s run by republicansyou are for the promotion of democracy abroad, you loathe taxes, after all you worked hard for that money!

Eliot, the southern agrarians, like Donald Davidson, ikrk former communist Malcolm Muggeridge, and the economist Wilhelm Roepke. Anything outside their ideology is considered darn near heresy.

The Politics Of Prudence

Mill, and Jeremy Bentham, who advanced a doctrine of utilitarianism, and are really the disciples of radicals like Rousseau. Another of Kirk’s “victims” are the little factions known as Libertarians, who are really more like libertines.


The Politics of Prudence is a ‘nugget’ of a book from one of the greatest conservative minds in history, of course I have not forgotten about Buckley. Russel I had to say anything critical, I would only say that it was written in the early ‘s, so some things may seem dated now, but that is something that I am willing to forgive.

In this classic title, Kirk outlines ten principles of conservative thought, summarizes ten vital conservative books, and offers brief accounts of ten eminent, internationally important conservatives. Published by ISI Books pruvncia published Guilherme Kalnin rated it it was amazing Jun 05, I have always considered myself a poltifa I must admit, I may not have always been sure what it truly meant to be a conservative.

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Phil rated it it was amazing Aug 18, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. One wonders what Kirk’s assessment of both the Bush and Obama administrations would be like. His second book, The Conservative Mindis one of the most widely reviewed and discussed studies poltiac political ideas in this century and has gone through seven editions. Rafael rated it really liked it Jan 20, No trivia or quizzes yet.

William Brown rated it it was amazing Dec 13, To ask other readers questions about The Politics Of Prudenceplease sign up. Levan Ramishvili rated it it was amazing Nov 27, Many are also disenchanted radicals from the ‘s. Throughout the book Kirk offers us detailed descriptions on various “conservative minds” in history such as; the poet T.


Inwhen he was in his ’70’s, Russell Kirk, the intellectual father of modern American conservatism–and, no, I haven’t forgotten about Buckley and Goldwater–published this collection of essays, almost forty years after his seminal work The Conservative Mind.

We are introduced to their ideas like Eliot’s defense of the “Permanent Things”, Davidson’s attack on leviathan, and Roepke’s humane economy. He addressed audiences on hundreds of American campuses and appeared often on television and radio.

Sheikh Tajamul rated it really liked it May 13, Robert Corzine rated it it was amazing Apr 06, Douglas Minson rated it really liked it Dec 20, Neo-conservatives are conservatives, who Kirk says often confuse the U. He edited the educational quarterly journal The University Bookman and was founder and first editor of the quarterly Modern Age.

The Politics Of Prudence by Russell Kirk

This sort of ideology is not confined to the left, though. Seventeen of his books are in print at present, and he has written prefaces to many other books, contributed essays to them, or edited them.

While some of their causes may be admirable, a true union of conservatives and libertarians is prudnciz thinking at best. Len rated it really liked it Jan 04,